The names & numbers of previous Kerry clashes

We take a look at the names and numbers that have made up the previous clashes shared between Armagh and Kerry.

Armagh take on Kerry for the seventh time in championship football this weekend in the All-Ireland semi-final. The Orchard County have only tasted success once against the Kingdom, in the 2002 All-Ireland final.

Brendan McCann has a look at the names and numbers of those previous encounters.

Names

68 players have featured for Armagh in the championship against Kerry. Here are the names of the 68 players:

Francie Bellew, Jack Bratten, Pat Campbell, Brian Canavan, Ronan Clarke, John Corvan, Joe Cunningham, Sean Devlin, John Donaldson, Joey Donnelly, Dermot Dowling, Paul Duffy, Paul Hearty, Ger Houlahan, Brian Hughes, Kieran Hughes, Aaron Kernan, Frank Kernan, Joe Kernan, Philip Loughran, Malachy Mackin, Andy Mallon, Brian Mallon, Noel Marley, Diarmaid Marsden, Gene Morgan, Paddy Moriarty, Gerry Murphy, Brian McAlinden, Malachy McAvoy, Andrew McCann, Oisin McConville, Bill McCorry, Steven McDonnell, John McEntee, Tony McEntee, Kieran McGeeney, Brian McGeown, Paul McGrane, Ciaran McKeever, Paddy McKeever, Jim McKerr, Colm McKinstry, John McKnight, Eamon McMahon, Fran McMahon, Kieran McNally, Enda McNulty, Justin McNulty, Art O’Hagan, Barry O’Hagan, Mick O’Hanlon, Joe O’Hare, Alan O’Neill, Gerry O’Neill, Pat O’Neill, Aidan O’Rourke, Cathal O’Rourke, Martin O’Rourke, Sean Quinn, Peter Rafferty, Ger Reid, Brian Seeley, Aidan Short, Denis Stevenson, Benny Tierney, John Toal, Gerry Wilson.

Armagh take on Kerry for the seventh time in championship football this weekend in the All-Ireland semi-final.
Photo Credit: Finbar Burns

Previous Encounters

27/09/1953 – All-Ireland Final at Croke Park, Armagh 1-6 Kerry 0-13.

06/04/1980 – National Football League Semi-Final at Croke Park, Armagh 1-6 Kerry 1-11.

12/10/1980 – Ceannarus Tournament Semi-Final at Croke Park, Armagh 1-10 Kerry 0-14.

16/11/1980 – National Football League Division 1 at Davitt Park, Armagh 1-17 Kerry 2-5.

07/02/1982 – National Football League Division 1 at Killorglin, Armagh 1-5 Kerry 0-6.

11/04/1982 – National Football League Semi-Final at Croke Park, Armagh 1-5 Kerry 3-14.

15/08/1982 – All-Ireland Semi-Final at Croke Park, Armagh 1-11 Kerry 3-15.

07/11/1982 – National Football League Division 1 at Davitt Park, Armagh 6-7 Kerry 4-8.

06/11/1983 – National Football League Division 1 at Tralee, Armagh 1-10 Kerry 1-10.

18/11/1984 – National Football League Division 1 at Armagh, Armagh 0-9 Kerry 1-5.

21/04/1985 – Ford Open Draw Semi-Final at Croke Park, Armagh 0-11 Kerry 0-12.

27/10/1985 – National Football League Division 1 at Tralee, Armagh 3-5 Kerry 0-12.

09/11/1986 – National Football League Division 1 at Lurgan, Armagh 0-9 Kerry 0-10.

08/11/1987 – National Football League Division 1 at Tralee, Armagh 1-4 Kerry 1-9.

04/12/1988 – National Football League Division 1 at Armagh, Armagh 1-5 Kerry 1-12.

03/12/1989 – National Football League Division 1 at Tralee, Armagh 1-7 Kerry 0-6.

07/10/1990 – National Football League Division 1 at Armagh, Armagh 3-6 Kerry 1-8.

Previous Encounters

14/02/1993 – National Football League Section C at Killorglin, Armagh 2-5 Kerry 1-11.

13/02/2000 – National Football League Division 1 at Killarney, Armagh 2-8 Kerry 3-16.

20/08/2000 – All-Ireland Football Semi-Final at Croke Park, Armagh 2-11 Kerry 2-11.

02/09/2000 – All-Ireland Football Semi-Final Replay at Croke Park, Armagh 1-15 Kerry 2-15 AET.

24/03/2002 – National Football League Division 2 at Tralee, Armagh 2-9 Kerry 2-10.

22/09/2002 – All-Ireland Final at Croke Park, Armagh 1-12 Kerry 0-14.

Armagh take on Kerry for the seventh time in championship football this weekend in the All-Ireland semi-final.

06/04/2003 – National Football League Division 1 at Tralee, Armagh 2-9 Kerry 1-13.

05/08/2006 – All-Ireland Quarter-Final at Croke Park, Armagh 1-13 Kerry 3-15.

20/03/2011 – National Football League Division 1 at Armagh, Armagh 1-9 Kerry 1-13.

11/02/2012 – National Football League Division 1 at Tralee, Armagh 2-8 Kerry 0-12.

20/03/2022 – National Football League Division 1 at Armagh, Armagh 0-13 Kerry 1-13.

25/02/2023 – National Football League Division 1 at Tralee, Armagh 0-11 Kerry 0-12.

Armagh take on Kerry for the seventh time in championship football this weekend in the All-Ireland semi-final.
Photo Credit: Mark Richards

Top Scorers in Armagh v Kerry Championship Contests

1st – Oisin McConville 2-17.

2nd – Mike Frank Russell 2-11,

3rd – Steven McDonnell and Dara O’Cinneide 1-10 each.

5th – Mikey Sheehy 1-4.

6th – Maurice Fitzgerald 1-3, Joe Kernan 1-3, Eoin Liston 1-3 and Ronan Clarke 0-6.

10th – Tadhg Lyne 0-5, Colm Cooper 0-5, Mal McAvoy 1-2 and Barry O’Hagan 1-2.

14th – Eoin Brosnan 1-1, Cathal O’Rourke 0-4, Diarmaid Marsden 0-4 and John Egan 1-1.

18th – Andrew McCann 1-0, John McEntee 0-3, John Corvan 0-3, Jim Brosnan 0-3, John Joe Sheehan 0-3, Darren O’Sullivan 1-0, Kieran Donaghy 1-0, Eamonn Fitzmaurice 0-3, Liam Hassett 0-3.